UNESCO to Celebrate Saroyan, Hambartsumyan Centennial Commemoration

YEREVAN (Armenpress)-UNESCO will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of renowned Armenian writer William Saroyan and Armenian astrophysicist Victor Hambartsumyan this year, UNESCO told Armenpress.
The celebrations for William Saroyan’s 100th birthday will be held in Armenia and Fresno, California, where the famous writer lived and worked.
The list and schedule of events dedicated to Hambartsumyan’s anniversary are still being developed, said UNESCO.
Celebrations for the 100th anniversaries of famous artist Garzu (Garnik Zulumyan) and renowned scientist Norayr Sisakyan were celebrated by UNESCO last year.


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